Intel Extreme Tuning Utility 6.4.1.23 - BOF DoS Vulnerability

2018-11-13T00:00:00
ID VULNERLAB:2165
Type vulnerlab
Reporter S.AbenMassaoud [research@vulnerability-lab.com] - https://www.vulnerability-lab.com/show.php?user=S.AbenMassaoud
Modified 2018-11-13T00:00:00

Description

                                        
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Intel Extreme Tuning Utility 6.4.1.23 - BOF DoS Vulnerability


References (Source):
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https://www.vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=2165

ID: INTEL-SA-00162

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12151

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00162.html

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2018-12151

CVE-ID:
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CVE-2018-12151


Release Date:
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2018-11-13


Vulnerability Laboratory ID (VL-ID):
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2165


Common Vulnerability Scoring System:
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3.3


Vulnerability Class:
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Denial of Service


Current Estimated Price:
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1.000€ - 2.000€


Product & Service Introduction:
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Intel XTU is a Windows*-based performance-tuning software that enables novice and experienced enthusiasts to overclock, 
monitor, and stress a system. The software interface exposes a set of robust capabilities common in most enthusiast 
platforms along with new features available on new Intel Application Processors and Intel® Motherboards.

(Copy of the Homepage: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/24075/Intel-Extreme-Tuning-Utility-Intel-XTU- )


Abstract Advisory Information:
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The vulnerability laboratory core research team discovered a denial of service vulnerability in the Intel Extreme Tuning Utility v6.4.1.23 software.


Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline:
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2018-11-13: Public Disclosure (Vulnerability Laboratory)


Discovery Status:
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Published


Affected Product(s):
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Intel Systems
Product: Intel Extreme Tuning Utility 6.4.1.23


Exploitation Technique:
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Local


Severity Level:
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Low


Authentication Type:
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Restricted authentication (user/moderator) - User privileges


User Interaction:
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No User Interaction


Disclosure Type:
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Bug Bounty Program


Technical Details & Description:
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Buffer overflow in the installer for the Intel Extreme Tuning Utility software before 6.4.1.21 may allow an authenticated 
user to potentially cause a buffer overflow potentially leading to a denial of service. Potential security vulnerabilities 
in Intel Extreme Tuning Utility may allow privilege escalation or information disclosure.


Solution - Fix & Patch:
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Intel recommends that users of Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility update to 6.4.1.23 or later.
Updates are available for download at this location:
https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/24075/Intel-Extreme-Tuning-Utility-Intel-XTU-


Security Risk:
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The security risk of the local unicode buffer overflow leading to a denial of service issue is estimated as medium.


Credits & Authors:
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S.AbenMassaoud [research@vulnerability-lab.com] - https://www.vulnerability-lab.com/show.php?user=S.AbenMassaoud


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